Gifts are an important part of celebrating with one another. We have a lot of items which can be given as gifts on festive occasions. Most of these items are unhealthy like chocolates, sweets, cakes, pastries and other unhealthy stuff. In this article, we provide you with a list of Healthy Food Gift Ideas.
It is important for us to understand that good health is an important part of our lives and many of us would enjoy unique healthy gifts that we have not received or thought about.
Healthy Food Gift Ideas
Mixed herbs infused with olive oil
Extra virgin olive oil is a healthy oil which can be used to flavour dishes. You can add dried herbs and spices like basil, rosemary, thyme, cloves or peppercorns. This will give the olive oil a unique taste, which can be used to flavour salads, pizzas, pasta or grilled meats etc.
Add mixed herbs, spices or fresh garlic into the olive oil bottle and keep it in a dark place for about 2-3 weeks. Strain the oil and fill the olive oil in the bottle and decorate it with a nice ribbon.
Roasted and Spiced nuts
Nuts are one of the more healthy foods that can be gifted. You can buy different types of nuts like almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios etc.
You can roast them, add a little salt (optional) and spice them with cinnamon, black pepper, all spice powder and cloves powder. This will give them a nice taste and flavour. You can add these nuts to salads or eat them as snacks, starters or appetizers.
You can gift them in a bottle or a nice cardboard box, with different compartments to keep different nuts.
Mixed herbs with honey
Honey is one of the more healthy foods. You can add lavender, thymes, chamomile leaves and peppermint in a glass jar or bottle and then add honey to it. Keep it for a couple of weeks and you will get a nice aroma and taste.
You can gift wrap this honey jar bottle and gift it. This will be highly appreciated.
Different types of teas
Almost everyone has tea or coffee. You can buy different types of healthy teas like green tea, oolong tea, chamomile tea, black tea, peppermint tea and white tea etc.
Tea is high in antioxidants, boosts the immune system, helps in weight loss and is considered very healthy.
Different types of vinegar
Vinegar are good for health as they cleanse the body. You can make your own fruit or herbal flavoured vinegar. Frozen fruits are better than fresh fruits, as it breaks and releases juices slowly.
Add frozen fruits in a glass jar and pour vinegar over the fruit and then keep it for two weeks or so. Filter it in a nice bottle and gift wrap it. You can use apple cider, white wine, rice wine etc.
Healthy soup mix
You can take a glass jar and add layers of dry lentils, split beans, kidney beans, barley and wheat macaroni etc. This soup mix can be added to fresh vegetables and chicken stock to make a healthy soup. You can also add a small bag of mixed herbs and spices to flavour the soup.
You can mix and match different ingredients and make sure that they are dry healthy ingredients.
Mix of granola, muesli and other healthy seeds
Add healthy ingredients like oats, muesli, dried pumpkin seeds, almonds, flaxseeds, raisins and other healthy ingredients, layer wise.
All these ingredients can be added to water and milk and cooked properly to make a healthy breakfast. You can garnish it with fresh fruits.
Mixed Spice jar
Spices not only add flavour and taste but are also healthy. You can gift small jars of fresh organic spices like turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, cardamom, pepper, cloves and also expensive spices like vanilla and saffron.
These are the Top 8 Unique DIY healthy gifting ideas which can be used to gift friends and families. You will be gifting them health and wellness, which will be appreciated by them.